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Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 31, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Entertainment Setting sail for CA SEE SECTION INSIDE Retail Ads Business Classified Circulation Newsroom 268-6000 268-5000 268-7000 268-4800 268-5000 01 he Tomorrow's Very nice For sss page 5. GOOD PONT FORGET AT James Dale will present a and organ concert at the Naval Academy and the Naval Academy Band will present a Halloween concert in Mitscher Hall at the Naval Academy. Both events are free. AREA THE CITY would pay under a proposal to settle a discrimination lawsuit. Page 17. ETCETERA SLEEPY-HEADS win the St. John's College volleyball mar- athon. Pagel 7. DR. GOTT CHLAMYDIA AND Candida albicans are not the same. Page 24. ARUNDEL ARTIST NAVAL ACADEMY Museum and Dawson Gallery are exhib- iting drawings and watercolors by Edward Seager. Page IS. STATE A GRAND jury hands up new charges against Brian Lee Tribble in the death of Len Bias. Page 4. KURT WALDHEIM denies fresh allegations about his Nazi past. Page 2. THE GOVERNMENT'S eco- nomic indicators continue to signal steady growth. Page 3. SPORTS ORIOLES TRADE Storm Davis to San Diego for catcher Terry Kennedy and a minor- league pitching prospect. Page IS. PEOPLE BEN KAHIN thought the United States was the best country in the world. So he bequeathed his estate to the government to help re- duce the national debt. On the judge who handled the will made sure the World War II veteran's last wish was followed. who died Dec. 19 at age left a handwritten will asking that his entire estate be applied toward retiring the federal debt Kamin's only living a brother two years his considered contesting the saying he believed his brother didn't know what be was doing when he wrote it. But retired salesman Alfred Kamin of Las changed his mind in April. country is a good be taid then. president is a good president Let the government have it For a took at other people in the news today. see ptge 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday Three-digit Ml Pick 4-ten INDEX 4 32 pages. Calendar CUasifted Ada cotumos Crossword RdHorUU Boteruimftett OWtnartes PotteeBeat 12 2S-S2 23 21 14-15 S 5 OCTOBER 1986 25 Cents lt-22 IS no me Teaching plan approval seen By PETER WEST Staff Writer Parents without teaching certifi- cates would be able to conduct classes at home under a state Board of Education proposal that local educators say is an acceptable com- promise. If the proposal is it would mark a victory for home- schooling advocates who have pressed the General Assembly to ease restrictions on parents who want to educate their own children. Robert C. superintendent of Anne Arundel County said the proposal seems to be a between school sys- tems and proponents of home teach- ing. The proposed program would al- low home teaching without school approval if the instruction is re- viewed once a year by a public or private school. Parents would have pre-enroll- ment consultation and periodic con- ferences with the private and students would receive approved texts and materials. Parents not agreeing to or failing to meet the conditions would have to enroll the student in a public or private under the proposal. puts a lot of responsibility on the Rice said. they can do a good job of then fine. If it doesn't work then we'll have to revisit the Del. John who last year sponsored legislation to allow home said the policy overcomes objections of both the school system and parents. It also removes a stumbling block to home teaching which parents he said. If the policy is not parents would no longer have to ask permission of local school superin- tendents to teach at home as long as they met established standards. been working with School Superintendent David W. all summer on Gary said. By causing home teachers to meet specific students can more easily adapt to the public school classroom if they choose to Rice said. on Page Col. PUMPKIN PATCH Photo by J. Christopher the 2-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Moles of found a colorful seat atop a pile pumpkins ripe for Halloween. Despite the dry this year's pumpkin crop has been better than average. In the winner of the Giant Pumpkin Contest at the county fair last month fair weighed in at 237 more than 100 pounds heavier than winners in previous years. Too close to call 4th District up for grabs By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer With four days left before Tuesday's all bets are off and the and the are running neck and neck in the 4th Congressional District race. Although polls have consistently shown Democrat Tom McMillen in the even his own most recent poll gives him only an eight-point lead over Republican opponent Robert Neall. And that is with 18 percent still according to Jerry McMillen's campaign director. McMillen said yesterday he had not seen the poll results. not what the polls show but who shows up to Neall said. the last two this race has gone from being an easy McMillen victory to a race too close to Cotmty Executive 0. James Lighthizer said terday. who endorsed McMillen only after the Sept. 9 primary said he is still working for McMillen and plans to vote for him. When Neall and McMillen hit the cam- paign trail last the then 37-year-old Neall was known and respected for his 12 years in the General A budget watchdog whose sense of humor belies bis studious approach to major he also held the highest GOP post in the House of Delegates minority leader. the then 33-year-old profes- sional basketball was known as the striking althlete whose picture had been splashed on the cover of Sports Illustrat- ed. The national charmed by the 6- foot-11-inch silver-haired had al- ready spread his candidacy across the country. Now are starting to make up their Lighthizer said. Post and Sun endorsements were a big especially the In the last Neall has been en- dorsed by the Washington the Balti on Page For related seepage 17. Price war puts end to double coupons By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Basinets Writer Giant and Safeway have agreed to stop using one of the marketing weapons they have been pummeling each other with for months in which cus- tomers receive twice the face value of discount coupons at the checkout will be dropped by both grocery store superpowers. The gimmick proved to be too much of a drain on especial- ly in recent when Giant and Safeway have become involved in a ferocious price-cutting spokes- men said. coupon program benefits only those who take the time to clip the coupons. Our other programs benefit all customers. it was a very costly promo- said Barry F. director of public affairs for Giant. have decided to eliminate the program at this which is not to say thit we won't be involved in it Safeway responded by announcing it will stop too. will drop rt on said Ernie spokesman for Safeway. The Giant program ends tomorrow. did not start double coupons. We do not like them and they slow things down at the checkout stand We only went to it because of the Moore said. If Giant were to re adopt the prac- tice in the he declined to say bow Safeway would respond cross that bridge when we come to Moore said. Double couponing was started by Giant about a year ago as an at- tempt to increase the company's share of the Baltimore-Annapolis market. The program was not used in D.C stores. Safeway has 143 stores and 22 percent of the com- pared to Giant's 131 stores and 35- percent market according to Food an industry magazine Together the two chains take in cents of every grocery dollar in the where consumers annually spend billion. Giant and Safeway went to battle again last month when Giant launched a campaign by cutting prices 5 to 25 percent on more than Safeway responded while the price gouging has eased neither tide sees an end to the war. very pleased with house Customer response on Page Col DEJA VU Drug fighter bemoans lack of funds for battle By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLAGER Stall Writer Art Harris has much of his 51 years in the doing battle with drug abuse He has learned that government reacts by pouring money into law producing little im- white prevention and treat- ment programs are cash-starved nave to by patting the majority of the money into enforce if to the long ran we are going to chaste Harris taid. As a lieutenant colonel in the be was actively involved in President Nixon's war against the heroin flooding into this country from Southeast Asia during the early 1970s He later worked as the outpatient director for ao alcoholism treatment program at the National Naval Med- ical Center to Bethetda And for the last three be has been director of Hope a alcoholism treatment pro- gran in Crownsvitte Harris will leave Hope House next week to pursue a doctorate in public health The recent increase in concern about drug abuse has caused Harris to recall an earlier war on drugs Noting President Reagan's role in raising the problem to a high nation- al Harris whole thing had a feeling of deja vu the focus is on cocaine. Bet during the Nixae beroaa was identified as the demoe dnif and Page Get HOPE DIRECTOR Art Harris el of final